Dr. Lawrence Colen, center, speaks to two other doctors while visiting with a female patient in a medical chair.

Integrated Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Residency

Built upon a legacy of excellence, the Integrated Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency Program at EVMS is dedicated to train the next generation of world class Plastic Surgeons

What Sets Us Apart

Our residents are trained by leaders in the field of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. We offer extensive experience treating complex cases including traumatic injuries and congenital deformities for culturally diverse populations. We motivate our students to achieve excellence and inspire change in communities.

Lawrence B. Colen, MD, center, speaks two residents Jeremy Joseph, MD, left; and Maxwell Wagner, MD, right.

Well-Rounded Experience

Residents acquire the ACGME Core Competencies with rotations focusing on expanding their medical knowledge, teaching compassionate patient care and developing communication skills. Training includes the fundamentals of Practice-Based Learning and Systems-Based Practice as well as professional responsibilities and ethical principles.

At EVMS, we know life happens, and we want you to be covered when it does. That’s why we offer competitive benefits packages for our residents and fellows.

See yourself in Hampton Roads

The Hampton Roads region that EVMS serves is a vibrant community with 1.7 million residents scattered across nine cities and five counties in southeastern coastal Virginia.

Miles of waterfront, historical and cultural attractions, parks and outdoor recreation areas, lively nightlife, seasonal festivals and family-friendly entertainment make it clear that there's something for everyone here in Hampton Roads.

Residents meet at orientation

A supportive environment

Work-life balance is important during your residency, and we are committed to supporting our residents throughout their time at EVMS. Through EVMS' Wellness Works program, our residents and fellows receive the same wellness resources as our faculty and staff.

In addition, our Resident Wellness program for residents and fellows gives you access to support groups, after-hours counseling services, running clubs, leadership coaching and more.